Violating Human Rights

Sierra Leone

Arbitrary or Unlawful Deprivation of Life

There were allegations that the govt. or its agents committed arbitrary or unlawful killings. These killings included children and older people.

Torture and Other Cruel or Degrading Treatment

The laws in Sierra Leone prohibit these things, but there were reports that police and other security personnel used excessive forces on people and sometimes resulting in death.

Pictures of Sierra Leone and People

Sierrra Leone is Violating Human Rights

Freedom of Speech and Press

The law and constitution provide for freedom of speech and of press, but countless times the govt. censores the newspapers and restrict these rights. The govt. manipulates the Sierra Leone National Broadcasting Corporation.


In Sierra Leone, the govt. is violating human rights. They beat people and most of the time they die. That is illegal. The govt. censores information in th newspaper even though the county has freedom of speech and of the press. Thy force kids younger than 10 to work in extreme conditions.